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    SubjectRe: /dev/sd*
    Jan Engelhardt wrote:
    >>> In the process, we can rename the then-"generic disk" (scsi ide whatever)
    >>> back to "hd*" since that actually expands to Hard Disk.
    >>> (If I would have known a lot earlier about Linux I would have proposed
    >>> "id*" for the IDE disks.)
    >> Actually that does make more sense then using disk. So I guess we're
    >> back to square one. Personally I don't think its that big of a deal, all
    >> you have to do is change fstab and grub or lilo. My main concern is for
    >> the less advanced Linux users.
    > Less advanced users should use the upgrade tools their distribution
    > provides.

    And personally I think less advanced users will be very happy with
    /dev/disk (or /dev/hd). No more confusion wether to user /dev/hdx or
    /dev/sdx or whatever!

    Philippe Seewer

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